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PHOTO GALLERY: Unicoi County at South boys basketball

January 6th, 2015 10:31 pm by Jonathan McCoy

Pictures from Tuesday night's Three Rivers Conference game between Unicoi County and Sullivan South in Kingsport. The Rebels won 59-34.

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Surprising Vols accustomed to dealing with adversity

Surprising Vols accustomed to dealing with adversity

January 6th, 2015 8:09 pm by STEVE MEGARGEE, AP Sports Writer

Tennessee already has overcome inexperience and distractions to outperform preseason expectations. The Vols feel that makes them ready to deal with the latest obstacles that have arrived just in time for the start of SEC play.

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Appalachian Sustainable Development: Living Better Locally for 20 Years

Appalachian Sustainable Development: Living Better Locally for 20 Years

January 6th, 2015 8:00 pm by Amanda J. Vicars

'Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.' This age-old proverb has been productively put to practice for almost 20 years by Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD).

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Opinion
Free health care not a right

Free health care not a right

January 6th, 2015 7:20 pm by Letters to the Editor

I congratulate our legislators for not joining this boondoggle. Our country's founders did not consider health care to be a right, nor should we.

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Officials confirm Scott  hunting accident involved father and son

Officials confirm Scott hunting accident involved father and son

January 6th, 2015 6:30 pm by Marci Gore

As the father walked around a tree, the sling on his rifle slipped from his shoulder and discharged toward his son, resulting in a single gunshot to the lower abdomen.

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New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

New Congress convenes with GOP in charge of both houses

January 6th, 2015 5:30 pm by ERICA WERNER, Associated Press

Before the new Congress was two hours old, a veto showdown with President Barack Obama was set as the White House announced he would veto the long-stalled Keystone XL pipeline which Republicans intend to advance.

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Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

Ex-Virginia governor gets 2 years for corruption

January 6th, 2015 3:15 pm by By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS)

Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison Tuesday for accepting dozens of gifts and loans from a businessman intent on getting help from the state for a line of questionable health supplements.

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Fight over gay character in movie lands Hawkins stepfather in jail

Fight over gay character in movie lands Hawkins stepfather in jail

January 6th, 2015 3:00 pm by Jeff Bobo

The suspect reportedly confronted his stepson for watching a movie that contained a homosexual character, then was arrested after the ensuing argument escalated into violence.

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Sports
Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio headed to Hall of Fame

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz, Biggio headed to Hall of Fame

January 6th, 2015 2:45 pm by RONALD BLUM, AP Sports Writer

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Tuesday, the first time since 1955 writers selected four players in one year.

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Opinion
It's time to make cockfighting a felony in Tennessee

It's time to make cockfighting a felony in Tennessee

January 6th, 2015 2:20 pm by Editorial Board

If society wishes to prevent a behavior, the punishment for engaging in it needs to be sufficient. And cockfighting, like dogfighting, is a cruel, disgusting activity engaged in by people who are in need of serious counseling, to say the least.

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